2019 Season

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2019 Schedule
1-0-0, 2nd in African Nations Cup Qualifying
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4dNick Said, KweséESPN

Baxter casts Bafana net wide for Cosafa Cup

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter's squad for the 2017 Cosafa Castle Cup is a raft of up-and-coming talents to go with more established internationals.

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5dNick Said, KweséESPN

Free State Stars confirm Letsoaka exit

South African Premier Soccer League club Free State Stars have announced the departure of head coach Serame Letsoaka.

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7dKweséESPN Staff

Tady Etekiama on the double for AS Vita

Tady Etekiama scored twice in the first half to set up AS Vita Club for their first victory of the African Champions League group phase, resurrecting

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8dNick Said, KweséESPN

No Billiat for Sundowns, but others return

Mamelodi Sundowns will once again be without talisman Khama Billiat for their African Champions League clash with Esperance on Wednesday in Tunisia.

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8dNick Said, KweséESPN

Nedbank Cup final - Five key points

South Africa's Nedbank Cup final will be played between SuperSport United and Orlando Pirates at a sold out Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday.

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13dKweséESPN Reporter

Thulani Serero agrees Vitesse Arnhem deal

Eredivisie side Vitesse Arnhem have announced the arrival of South African midfielder Thulani Serero on a three-year deal, subject to a medical.

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14dNick Said, KweséESPN

Mabedi replaces Paintsil at Kaizer Chiefs

South African Premier Soccer League giants Kaizer Chiefs have appointed former Malawi international Patrick Mabedi as the club's new assistant coach.

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14dNick Said, KweséESPN

McCarthy may be folly, but he deserves a shot

South African legend Benni McCarthy deserves a shot at management in the country's top-flight but comes at a big risk, writes KweséESPN's Nick Said.

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14dNick Said, KweséESPN

Gordinho, Ngoma debut for Bafana Bafana

South Africa will hand debuts to defender Lorenzo Gordinho and winger Aubrey Ngoma when they face Zambia in an international friendly on Tuesday.

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14dKweséESPN Reporter

Butler brought in at Platinum Stars

South African PSL team Platinum Stars have appointed former Botswana national team coach Peter Butler as their new head coach.

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14dKweséESPN Reporter

Benni McCarthy appointed Cape Town City coach

South African club Cape Town City have appointed Bafana Bafana all-time top scorer Benni McCarthy as their new head coach on a three-year contract.

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15dKweséESPN Staff

'Bafana on the brink of something special'

Coach Stuart Baxter says their victory in the African Nations Cup qualifier against Nigeria could be the start of a special period for Bafana Bafana.

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15dKweséESPN Staff

Manyama, Bafana wary of wounded Zambia

South Africa striker Lebogang Manyama has urged his teammates to keep their feet on the ground ahead of their friendly international against Zambia.

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15dNick Said, KweséESPN

Bafana lose players for Zambia friendly

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter will be without a number of players who featured in the 2-0 win over Nigeria for Tuesday's friendly against Zambia.

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17dNick Said, KweséESPN

Guinea, South Africa triumph on day of shocks

Guinea stunned Ivory Coast and South Africa ended their Nigerian hoodoo on a day of shocks in the 2019 African Nations Cup qualifiers on Saturday.

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17dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Baxter's boys stun Super Eagles in Uyo

South Africa ended their 25-year winless streak against Nigeria in spectacular fashion, winning 2-0 in a 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier in Uyo.

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18dNick Said, KweséESPN

Rantie, Zungu return for South Africa

South Africa coach Stuart Baxter has named his side for the Nations Cup qualifier against Nigeria on Saturday, restoring Tokelo Rantie to the line-up.

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18dNick Said, KweséESPN

Stuart Baxter calls for smart, brave Bafana

Stuart Baxter believes South Africa are as prepared as they could be for the African Nations Cup qualifier against Nigeria in Uyo on Saturday.

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18dNick Said, KweséESPN

Manyama: "Bafana have been picked on form"

Lebogang Manyama has praised the selection of South Africa coach Stuart Baxter, saying the squad has been picked on form rather than reputation.

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18dMark Herman, KweséESPN

The task facing Bafana coach Stuart Baxter

Stuart Baxter starts his second spell in charge of South Africa on Saturday and faces the toughest of first matches back, against Nigeria in Uyo.

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18dColin Udoh, KweséESPN

Rohr points to inexperience

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr blamed inexperience after his team opened their 2019 African Nations Cup qualifier with a 2-0 home loss to South Africa.